Frankie Ratcliff
Frankie  Ratcliff


Key West, Fla.

High School:
Key West

Last College:
Pensacola JC

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185




2014 All-Silver Glove Series vs. Rice
2014 American Weekly Honor Roll (April 7)
2014 American Player of the Week (March 10)
2014 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Athletic Conference Team
2014 CollegeSportsMadness Preseason All-American Athletic Conference Second Team
2013 Conference USA Newcomer of the Year
2013 Conference USA Second Team (IF)
2013 Commissioner's Honor Roll
2013 All-Silver Glove Series Team vs. Rice

SENIOR (2014)
Produced a solid senior campaign, hitting .278 with 62 hits, 40 runs and 28 RBI...Finished second on the team with 17 stolen bases and 39 walks for a .381 on-base percentage...Appeared in 61 games, making 58 starts mostly as the Cougars' starting shortstop...Had 18 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games...Broke the Houston single-game record with six hits in a 6-for-6, three-run, three-RBI game vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (March 5)...Belted two homeruns, his first in a win at Texas A&M (April 1) and second in a two-hit day and win at McNeese State (April 29)...Had two games where he doubled twice (Nicholls State - Feb. 16, SLU - June 1)...He produced a 24-hit stretch over 13games from Feb. 25 to March 18...Was named American Player of the Week (March 10) after nine-hit week...Totaled seven hits and notched a base knock in every game of the American Baseball Championship...Drove in two on two hits in the Baton Rouge Championship game at LSU (June 2)...Totaled seven hits during the NCAA postseason...Had six games with at least two walks...Helped Houston to a 48-win season, an American Conference tournament title, Regional Championship and appearance in an NCAA Super Regional for the first time since 2003

JUNIOR (2013)
Was instrumental in Houston's success during his first season as a Cougar...Named C-USA Newcomer of the Year - just the second time a Cougar has won that honor in program history...Started and played in all 58 games at shortstop for the Cougars...Ranked second in the nation and led C-USA with eight triples - tying the UH single-season all-time record...Hit .300 with 63 hits and 38 runs scored...Led Houston and ranked among the league leaders with 44 RBI...Tallied a team-best .467 slugging percentage led by eight triples and team-high 13 doubles and two homeruns...Walked 37 times to just 36 strikeouts for a .398 on-base percentage...Was 11-for-12 in stolen bases...Led Houston in C-USA games with a .353 average to rank among the best in league play...Drove in 16 on seven doubles and five triples...Ranked second-best on the team with 16 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games...Tallied a 14-game on-base reaching streak...Notched nine three-hit games...Drove in a season-high five RBI in win over Texas Southern (April 16)...Belted first homerun as a Cougar in win over No. 30 Texas A&M at the College Classic (March 1)...Went 3-for-4 in that game...Drove in four on two hits in win over Penn State (March 6)...Walked with the bases loaded to score the eventual game-winning run vs. Texas (March 19)...Went 3-for-3 with two RBI, a triple and double in win over East Carolina (March 22)...Hit two triples and drove in three RBI on three hits in win over Rice (April 19)...Teamed up to turn 21 double plays

Played one season for Head Coach Keith Little...Led the state in walks, runs batted in, doubles, triples, home runs and average before suffering a broken hand

Played one year on Jim Morris' Regional Final team

Was a four-year letterwinner for the Conchs under head coach Miguel Menendez...Helped lead the team to four consecutive playoff appearances...Three time team MVP...All-County Team his Sophomore, Junior and Senior Seasons...Senior Season: Led the team in average (.400), home runs and runs batted in...Junior Season: hit .496, with seven home runs, 12 doubles, and nine triples...2009 Athlete of the Year...Also played football

Full name is Frank Freeman Ratcliff...Born April 4, 1991 in Key West, Florida...Son of Frank and Maria Ratcliff...Has an older sister, Sophia...Enjoys diving, fishing and hanging out with family and friends...Is majoring in pre-psychology

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